“It was up to Attorney General William Barr to enforce the president’s order, but that did not happen. A Justice Department spokesperson declined to comment on why the Trump administration appeared to be backing away from its pressure campaign on TikTok. That means no interruption for the millions of Americans who turn to the app for mostly playful and comedic short-form videos, which have become especially popular during the pandemic.” The missed deadline is understandable. Destroying democracy is a full time job. It also turns out that if you’ve been waiting for the government to help curb your kid’s TikTok habit, it’s time for plan b.